Category Archives for "2018 Winter Olympics"

Bobsleigh: Canada and Germany Are the Winners in Two-Man

Canada and Germany win two-man bobsleigh

Today, there were no silver medals at the two-man competition in bobsleigh as two teams gained gold. Canadian and German athletes finished with the same time, 3 minutes 16.86 seconds. The Canadian duo, Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz, showed the best result in Run 3 by finishing in 49.09 seconds. German athletes, Francesco Friedrich and Thorsen […]

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Ski Jumping: Norway Won Men’s Large Hill Team Event

Daniel-Andre Tande, Andreas Stjernen, Johann Andre Forfang and Robert Johansson

Norwegian team, consisting of Daniel-Andre Tande, Andreas Stjernen, Johann Andre Forfang and Robert Johansson, won gold in men’s team large hill event in PyeongChang. In total, the athletes earned 1098.5 points. It’s the second medal of Johann Andre Forfang at these Olympics as he was a silver medalist in individual normal hill. And Robert Johansson […]

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Speed Skating: Havard Lorentzen Earns a Gold Medal in Men’s 500m

Havard Holmefjord Lorentzen

Havard Holmefjord Lorentzen, an athlete from Norway, won a gold medal in men’s 500m speed skating. He finished in 34.41 seconds and set a new Olympic record.South Korean Cha Min-kyu finished in 34.42 seconds and got a silver medal. Gao Tingyu, a speed skater from China, became a bronze medalist, finishing in 34.65 seconds.The places […]

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Why Martin Fourcade Is the Most Successful Biathlete of All Time?

Martin Fourcade poster

At 2018 Winter Olympics, French biathlete Martin Fourcade, has already won 2 gold medals and complemented his Olympic collection, which already consisted of 2 gold and 2 silver medals, gained at 2010 and 2014 Olympic Games. Martin Fourcade poster At the moment, Martin is the most successful French athlete at Winter Olympics. And today, we’d […]

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Figure Skating: Canadian Pair Leads in Ice Dance after Presenting Short Dance Program

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

​The first day of competition in ice dance is over. The pairs presented their short programs and the names of favorites are already known. Thus, Canadian duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir got 83.67 points and are, at the moment, at the first place in the rank.The second place is occupied by French athletes, Gabriella […]

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Freestyle Skiing: Oleksandr Abramenko from Ukraine Gained Gold in Men’s Aerials

Oleksandr Abramenko

Ukrainian freestyle skier Oleksandr Abramenko won a gold medal in men’s aerials with the best result of 128.51 points. It’s the first Olympic medal of the athlete, who participated in 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics.The silver medal was won by the 2014 bronze medalist, Chinese athlete Jia Zongyang, whose best results was 128.76 […]

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Biathlon: Martin Fourcade Won His Second Gold in 2018 PyeongChang

Martin Fourcade poster

Martin Fourcade, a French biathlete, won the men’s mass start, finishing in 35 minutes 47.3 seconds. This is the second gold medal of Martin at these Olympics as he was a gold medalist in pursuit. In total, it’s the 6th Olympic medal of the athlete. He owns 3 gold and 2 silver medals of 2010, […]

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Speed Skating: Nao Kodaira Is the Gold Medalist in Women’s 500 m

Nao Kodaira

Japanese speed skater, Nao Kodaira, won gold in ladies 500 m race. She finished in 36.94 seconds. It’s already the second medal of the athlete at this Olympics as she won silver in 1000m. Moreover, she was s silver medalist of 2010 Winter Olympics in team pursuit.Lee Sang-hwa from South Korea, 2-time Olympic champion, won […]

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The Way of Marit Bjoergen to Becoming the Most Successful Athlete at Winter Olympics Ever

Marit Bjoergen poster

At 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen already won 3 medals and turned into the most successful Winter Olympian of all time, having 13 medals in her collection. Having won 7 gold medals, the athlete has more gold Olympic medals than any other female Winter Olympian. Moreover, being 37 years and 333 […]

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Freestyle Skiing: Oystein Braaten Wins in Men’s Slopestyle

Oystein Braaten

Norwegian freestyle skier, Oystein Braaten, won the men’s slopestyle event with the best result of 95.00 points. It’s the first Olympic gold for the athlete, who is 2-time gold medalist of 2017 Winter X Games.Nick Goepper from the United States, who was a bronze medalist of 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, gained silver with the […]

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